Discovery certificate for object 2017bxl
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 9864 [ 2019TNSTR.311....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-03-02 14:06:29
Date made public: 2019-03-02
Sender: iPTF (iPTF_Bot1)
Source Group: iPTF

M. Kasliwal, Y. Cao (Caltech), on behalf of iPTF report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: AT 2017bxl
Discoverer internal name: iPTF17bxl
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 10:14:20.088 (153.583698) DEC = +06:47:31.93 (6.792204)
Discovery date: 2017-03-02 09:46:04 (JD=2457814.9069907)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-03-02 09:46:04
Flux: 19.8096 ABMag
Filter: R-PTF
Instrument: CFH12k
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2009-01-01 00:00:00
Limiting flux: 21.5 ABMag
Filter: R-PTF
Instrument: CFH12k
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin


Details of the new object can be viewed here: https://wis-tns.weizmann.ac.il/object/2017bxl